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A few days before Christmas, Labour Cllr Richard Watts and the Islington Council, acting at the request of the UK Likud Herut Director, chose to stop me from playing with the Blockheads. The impoverished Council, in an odd interpretation of working for its citizens, hired two partners from one of London’s most expensive law firms to help them in their crusade against my saxophone.

Their action prompted hundreds of complaints and a petition of protest from almost 7000. Despite the backlash, another Labour councillor has stepped in to try to ruin my musical career. Rachel Eden has in the past attempted to interfere with my literature event at Reading Literary Festival, organised a protest against me without knowing who I was and what I stood for, and is on the Zionist We Believe in Israel list of 2016 General Election candidates who pledge their support for Israel.

Cllr. Eden furthered the campaign to ruin me financially for my political beliefs by sending the following email to the Progress Theatre in Reading:

From: Rachel Eden Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 at 09:25
Subject: progress theatre and an anti-semite

Dear xxxx,
Hope you’re well and enjoying the run up to Christmas…
Sorry to email you about something controversial but I suspect that you’d rather I let you know. (the comments in brackets are my own GA)

I just wanted to alert you that I am sure inadvertantly (sic) Progress has taken a booking from Gilead (sic) Atzmon. He’s not a household name but he is very well known by the Jewish community as an anti-semite, last time he came to Reading he claimed that Jerusalem-ites doing mitzvot caused the Grenfell Tower tragedy:
https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/atzmon-blames-grenfell-tower-tragedy-on-jerusalemites-following-mitzvot-1.447012 (GA: If Mrs. Eden had actually bothered to read the JC article, she would have noticed that I emphasise that Jerusalem vs. Athens is not a Jew vs Gentile binary. I pointed out that tragedies like the Grenfell tower come about because in Jerusalem people are trained to follow patterns and regulations: as opposed to thinking authentically and ethically as in Athens.)

As you’ll see from this story he was protested by a mix of Jewish and LGBT residents, he is also a holocaust ‘skeptic’ and Labour councillors including me. (GA: I am not a Holocaust ‘skeptic’ as I am not an historian, however, I support the idea that every event in the past must be subject to historical analysis and revision!)

If you want to know a bit more about him the Jewish Chronicle keeps an eye on him:
https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/antisemite-gilad-atzmon-banned-from-performing-islington-council-1.474094 (GA: now there’s an unbiased source)

He recently lost a libel lawsuit in which was sued by the campaign against anti-semetism:(sic) (GA: I settled a libel suit with CAA’s Gideon Falter, and the issue was not relevant to antisemitism.) https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/gilad-atzmon-forced-to-ask-supporters-for-funds-after-campaign-against-antisemitism-libel-lawsuit-1.473179
Hope not hate have a bit about him here:
https://www.hopenothate.org.uk/2017/10/20/gilad-atzmon-heads-reading/

(GA: Hope not Hate is a notorious Zionist operation and has been exposed as such many times in the past.)

All in all I am guessing you and the committee probably didn’t know any of this as he is trying to portray himself as “just” a jazz musician, but I would assume he’s not the sort of person you want associated with Progress Theatre.

Rachel

The promoters of the concert replied to Cllr Eden as follows: “Our focus is on – and our interest is in – the music, nothing else. We do not aim to provide a platform for people to express their personal views on any non-musical subject. We have not received complaints of offence being caused at any of our concerts in the fourteen years we have been promoting jazz, despite programming a wide variety of acts and individuals. In the case of Gilad Atzmon, we understand that he has never even been questioned by any law enforcement authority about the allegations to which you refer, let alone convicted.”

It would be a blessing for the kingdom if our politicians had the clarity of thinking, ethical stand and respect for free speech displayed by our musical promoters and venues. Apparently, despite Eden’s persistent harassment of the venue, the promoters held fast against her onslaught.

As expected, when it became clear that Cllr. Eden would not be able to stop my concert, the notorious ultra Zionist Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA) in accord with its stated goal to ruin anyone it deems a threat to Zion, openly re-joined the effort to rid Britain of my saxophone.

Apparently, numerous promoters around the country have received threatening letters from Stephen Silverman, a ‘music teacher’ as well as The CAA’s ‘Director of Investigation and Enforcement.’ A charity is defined as “an organisation set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.” I wonder what it is that qualifies an organisation as charitable when instead of helping others it operates to investigate and ‘enforce’ rules of its own making.

Enforcement commissar Silverman’s email is a rehash of their usual list of misleading, misquoted and badly sourced accusations and ends with, what for them is an unusually polite declaration: “It would, of course, be inappropriate for us to attempt to dictate who appears at your venue, and that is not my intention. The purpose of this letter is merely to provide you and your venue with information of which you may be unaware.”

Naturally, Silverman does not actually mean his deferential words. Once a venue replies that it does not intend to accede to the demands of Silverman and his klan, Silverman sends a second letter accusing the venue of “taking side” with haters, in “dereliction of duty” to side with Jews. The email ends with a clear threatening note:

From: [email protected]

Sent: 18 January 2019 17:11
To: XXXX
Cc: ‘Anthony Orkin’ [email protected]
Subject: RE: Gilad Atzmon

ORDER IT NOW

Thank you for your reply. On the basis of your response it is clear that, by failing to stand up to antisemitism, you have chosen to side with those who seek to stir up hatred towards this country’s Jewish community. Your willingness to turn a blind eye to the activities of this leading antisemite shames you, your board and your arts centre, and is nothing less than a dereliction of duty.

There is a vast amount of documented evidence, accumulated over many years, that bears witness to the extent of Gilad Atzmon’s antisemitism. He attempts to shield himself from the consequences of this with a bogus philosophy of his own devising that purports to be critical of ‘Jewishness’, Jewish politics and Jewish culture rather than of Jews. It is a paper-thin facade that crumbles under even the most cursory scrutiny.

This is someone who publicly told a Jewish man that he detested the Jew in hone (GA: actually, this was in reply to a tweet that “as a Jew” I should want to kill Arabs. The tweet was from vile hateful character @onepound1 who was subsequently banned from twitter for hate speech. I didn’t know that @onepound1 is indeed Jewish, perhaps Mr. Silverman is more familiar with this anonymous twitter user and his murderous intent?) stated that burning synagogues could be considered a rational act (GA: indeed, as are many violent actions in a war. They are rational not ethical and not desirable. The Guardian published my letter in that regard) and invited the Jewish people to apologise for being so hateful that the world has been forced to persecute them (GA: here’s the quote in context: “Instead of constantly blaming the Goyim for inflicting pain on Jews, it is time for Jews to look in the mirror and try to identify what it is in Jews and their culture that evokes so much fury. It may even be possible that some Jews would take this opportunity to apologise to the Gentiles around them for evoking all this anger.”). He repeats some of the same discredited antisemitic views about Jewish power that were employed by the Nazi regime to pave the way for the Holocaust, and he uses his blogs, videos and public talks to encourage others to share his hatred. (GA: noticeably Silverman doesn’t present a single hateful comment by me.) In 2012, he was disavowed by a group of prominent Palestinian writers and activists who refused to have anything further to do with his antisemitism. (GA: here he is telling you that a group of 20 Palestinian activists are more sensitive to accusations of antisemitism then they are in furthering their cause.)

We will endeavour to ensure that your actions, positive or negative, receive the attention that they deserve.

Kind regards

Stephen Silverman

Director of Investigations and Enforcement

Direct: 0330 822 XXXX extn 203

– –

As I point out above, Silverman’s accusations are misleading. However, threatening emails from this specific Jewish charity raise some serious concerns. In August, 2017, after the CAA and Silverman sent similar threatening notes to an Oxford bookshop that refused to acquiesce to their demands, a member of the audience was the victim of a vicious physical attack that left him with a severe eye injury. After the attack, audience members, some of whom were Jewish, responded with angry letters to the CAA, but the British ‘charitable’ organisation refused to take any responsibility for the attack.

Friday night’s concert at the Progress Theatre was a sold out success, in spite of Cllr Eden’s campaign and CAA’s threatening messages. Last night we performed at the Ropetackle Arts Centre which has received similar threatening emails from Silverman and one Simon Butler, a NYC ‘CAA’s volunteer.’

The Ropetackle Arts Centre responded to the threats as follows:

“The letter from Mr Silverman has been passed to me in my capacity as chairman of the charity which runs the Ropetackle Arts Centre.

We recently received a similar request from Simon Butler. After very careful consideration, we informed him that we were intending to go ahead with the concert. This remains our decision which we do not feel appropriate to explain or justify other than to point out that Gilad Atzmon has performed at our Centre on numerous previous occasion without any complaint.”

If the CAA wants to fight antisemitism for real they should consider ceasing their operation tomorrow morning. Their mean spirited attempt to ruin people financially reflects disastrously on them and anyone who is associated with their campaign. The more their operation and its methodology become known, the more likely the public is to believe that their bullying is supported by Jews in general. Such thoughts could lead to a real backlash which is a result antithetical to the goals of those of us who oppose all racism and violence.

(Republished from Gilad Atzmon by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Organized Jewry is constantly unleashing underhanded campaigns of defamation and coercion to silence and smear their intellectual adversaries. It’s how they do business.

    Professional Zionists are an upscale and more-powerful version of the Sicilian mafia. Instead of killing individuals however, they whack entire countries.

    The bold and brilliant Gilad Atzmon (an ex-Jew and ex-Israeli) is merely one of their latest victims. Countless others have faced, and are now facing, similar pressures the shut up and conform or pay the price.

    Some of the non-lethal tricks these crafty Zionists include ‘hate speech’ and crime-thought infractions. Yes, the Orwellian nightmare has ARRIVED and it’s 100% kosher and it’s what’s for dinner. Bon Appetite!

    But it gets worse. Far worse.

    When necessary, world Jewry can steer mega-powerful states such as the US to launch full-scale military assaults upon Israel’s regional rivals. The peoples of Iraq, Liby, Syria and others have learned this terrifying lesson the hard way. Next Zionist target: Iran.

    Global Jewry is a dark, global force which, over the past century, has orchestrated immense, ‘legal’, and lethal havoc throughout the Middle East; not to mention Czarist Russia, National Socialist Germany, as well as corrupt, war-happy Zio-America. It is a vast criminal enterprise.

    One trick the Zions use in their strategic arsenal is the pseudo-science of ‘anti-Semitism’ which, in brief, advances the fanciful notion that anyone who resents or dislikes malevolent Jewish/Zionist conduct is not a neutral observer of immoral behavior, but an irrational, unstable, and dangerous bigot (i.e., ‘anti-Semite’.)

    Instead of taking the high, ‘Athenian’ road (and openly debating issues and ideas) global Jewry prefers instead to unleash a panoply of underhanded stratagems which are designed smear, libel, defame (and silence) their opponents. These tactics are as unfair as they are ruthless.

    This ‘privilege to defame’ allows the crafty Zions to shift any overdue examination of Zionist criminality away from the kosher wrongdoers to their less-powerful critics. Voila! YOU (anti-Semite) are the bad person. How dare you think/speak that way!

    Suddenly, it’s the mindset and character of the accused ‘anti-Semite’ that goes under the microscope. It a ruthless and dishonest strategy but it works. Vast wealth and media access help sanitize these ceaseless deceptions.

    Thought they incessantly play ‘victim’, it is the Zionist, totalitarian gatekeepers of political discourse who have become the most persistent danger to greater humanity.

    • Agree: Druid
    • Replies: @Sic Semper
    , @Svigor
  2. I fear the idea is to make you an example. Ideally, you’ll join Toaff, Goldstone, and presumably others, and come crawling back on your knees, begging to be allowed to lick the boot that just kicked you.

    It’s edifying to watch you make your stand, but it can’t be a whole lot of fun for you.

  3. ‘…“Instead of constantly blaming the Goyim for inflicting pain on Jews, it is time for Jews to look in the mirror and try to identify what it is in Jews and their culture that evokes so much fury. It may even be possible that some Jews would take this opportunity to apologise to the Gentiles around them for evoking all this anger.”…’

    The irony here is that we are perpetually invited to choose between two equally improbable alternatives: the first is that Jews form a monolithic bloc, dedicated to doing ill in any way they can think of to gentiles, while the second is that Jews are an utterly innocent party, who are simply persecuted out of the sheer vileness of the gentile soul.

    The latter is vaguely akin to the ‘they hate us for our freedoms’ explanation that was current in the immediate aftermath of 9/11: God forbid considering any explanation for 9/11 that have might established a connection between the outrage and our actions. Jews have often done much to bring persecution upon themselves; in their role as agents for the Polish aristocracy in the seventeenth century Ukraine, in their wildly disportionate participation in the revolutionary socialist movements of the early twentieth century and in turn, as agents of the subsequent Communist tyrannies, in their prominence in the social degeneracy of Weimar Germany, and — potentially — in America, as a consequence of their similar role in modern America and their shameless and all-too-effective efforts to enslave America to the service of Israel. Bad things happen to innocent Jews — but they are usually linked to the actions of less innocent Jews in some way that is all too apparent to the persecutors. Jews are not just inexplicably persecuted; the persecution may be utterly unjust, but it is not without cause. The metaphor might be that of an attractive girl who chooses to walk alone and scanitly clad at night through a black neighborhood; she gets raped, and it’s wrong, but she can hardly protest that her actions had nothing to do her fate.

    The thesis at the other extreme — that Jews are some monolithic bloc consciously bent on doing evil to everyone else — is equally untenable. If anything, they’re a remarkably quarrelsome, eternally divided and disputatious bunch: you probably couldn’t get all of them to agree on where to go for lunch, much less to mount a massive, monolithic effort to enslave and destroy the rest of humanity.

    In between these two extremes lies the truth — and the irony is that anyone who even starts to try to discern where it might lie — such as Gilad Atzmon — is immediately subjected to the most ferocious efforts to silence him.

    …and it’s not just a concern for Gilad Atzmon’s personal fate or an abstract interest in the truth that makes this a matter of some importance. If Jewish culture does in fact recurrently produce antagonisms between it and the larger society around it, surely it would be to everyone’s benefit to identify the problem. After all, other religious groups manage to live among larger cultures without provoking a violent reaction: the Amish and Mennonites come to mind. After some hiccups and bumps at the start, the Mormons seem to have formulated an outlook that allows them to flourish and be as dull as they please without excessively upsetting anyone — there is a noticeable culture of Mormon-haters, but their rage seems to be entirely literary. Even groups as extreme as the Jehovah’s Witnesses usually only provoke a violent response from totalitarian regimes.

    Tolerance can be achieved — but it would seem to require an effort. As long as Jews deny there’s anything in their behavior that might bring on persecution, we’re not going to get anywhere. There will just be the official paradigm that Jews are entirely innocent of anything — and an unofficial subculture of antisemites formulated lurid theories of monolithic Jewish plots and subterranean manipulation. Then the subculture gets into the saddle, and guess what? Off we go again. Pogroms, expuilsions, and Treblinka time.

  4. One fundamental question is, what you may criticise or not. The man who complained against G.A. said that his critic of Judaism was in fact a critic of Jews. This seems disingenuous to me. Once I read in Spiegel online an interview from a scientist from Pakistan. He blamed Islam as a religion for a lot of things that go wrong in the Muslim world and nobody cared about the fact that he criticised a whole religion. Of course, it’s not possible to criticise Islam as a religion and at the same time say that this has absolutely nothing to do with Muslims. If Muslims had absolutely nothing to do with Islam, then criticising Islam would be like criticising Harry Potter or the Lord of the Rings. We criticise a religion because it has followers. At the same time, it’s clear that people have different kinds of connections with a religion and a critic of one religion doesn’t mean that every believer is to be criticised in the same way. The question is even more absurd when you confound a critic of an ideology with a critic based on some genetic factor. People are not responsible for the place they were born, they are not responsible for the religion of their parents. But they are responsible for what they chose to believe in and for what they do. And a religion is something that we chose to believe or not. It’s not a part of our DNA.

    Some time ago someone I know who hates Islam and Muslims and who loves I. said to me, you’ll see what happens when someone criticises Islam. Well, the next day I went to a book shop and saw 3 different books which criticised Islam. But I know that it would be impossible to see in a bookshop a book criticising Judaism. Why? I think that it’s legitimate to criticise any religion as a set of beliefs and practices and that serious critic should be allowed. Additionally to criticising religion as an ideology, it’s certainly possible to criticise their followers in different ways. It’s much easier to criticise a small sect S and its followers (as followers because it forms a relatively closed group with connections between them) than to criticise every follower of Buddhism or Christianity. If you look at a country like France, you’ll see that Christians don’t form any kind of separate group in France distinct from Atheists or any other religion. Lets say you criticise Christianity because of its stance on abortion. But the reality is that there are as many Christians who accept abortion as Christians who reject abortion. Christians just don’t form a group or a community. That doesn’t mean that no critic of Christians is impossible and never justified. If you find a reason for that, you can criticise all followers of Christianity. Such things should be clear when we criticise a religion. But other that that, I think it’s possible to criticise any religion. Jan Assmann who is one of the most important specialists on old civilizations has criticised hardly Monotheism (in one blog I saw him being offended badly by a crazy Jewish woman because he had dared to speak negativelly of the OT, he couldn’t answer adequately because he’s too polite for that).

  5. @mark green

    For the exact reasons you mention, I am so happy to hear of the terrific advancements in hypersonic weapons Russia has made that will put a check on zionist terror around the world. The United States is fast becoming a rabid attack dog, far too dangerous for the civilized world to allow to remain uncaged.

    The United States is fast becoming an open air concentration camp for its Ethnic European population. Any bloody nose that the two other world superpowers are going to give it should be welcomed as a liberation for these people as long as they keep their sons and daughters from joining the IDF/US military. Not one drop of Christian blood in service of the enemies of mankind.

    • Replies: @LostHopeless
  6. Svigor says:
    @mark green

    Professional Zionists are an upscale and more-powerful version of the Sicilian mafia.

    This is pretty accurate. One really obvious difference being, the typical Italian wouldn’t take the side of the Mafia if you criticized it, even back when it was at the height of its power. The average Jew will absolutely take the side of the Jewish Mafia, should a human criticize it.

  7. @Sic Semper

    You once previously mentioned in passing that you served, then saw the light and de-listed. However, from your perspective, how many in the security apparatus are red pilled to see the REAL threat to Christian America? If you had to put a number on it, what would be your guess?

    And how do you think it is currently playing out there on the field?

    Lastly, what about the military families. have they been sufficiently red pilled on not sacrificing more christian blood for a people who not only use them as their cannon fodder, but intend to destroy their homeland through mass immigration?

    • Replies: @Sic Semper
  8. Miro23 says:

    The more their operation and its methodology become known, the more likely the public is to believe that their bullying is supported by Jews in general. Such thoughts could lead to a real backlash which is a result antithetical to the goals of those of us who oppose all racism and violence.

    The issue of economically powerful ethnic minorities is inevitably political.

    The best example is probably the overseas Chinese of South East Asia. They are an ethnic minority with great economic power in places like Indonesia and Thailand. They own and control large sectors of industry and trade, while networking and funding each other’s projects, intermarrying and excluding outsiders.

    In effect they choose to be a “state within a state” and have to engage in deception and political corruption for their own group security.

    They use camouflage by taking on local Thai, Indonesian names, socially joining ethnic majority elites, channeling great wealth to these elites + quietly befriending any potential challengers. In effect they gain “protection” by allying with local ethnic elites, who are selling out their own people.

    Jews in the United States and the West seem to be running essentially the same system, but the difference is that native European populations (and the European derived population in the U.S. ) reached much higher levels of human development than did those of S.E. Asia, and became rich nations through their own efforts prior to Jewish involvement.

    However, the particular weakness of advanced Western societies seems to be that 1) they have to be highly structured, meaning that corrupting the top layer gives great organizational power 2) they are very trusting of government since they have to be – with complex long term contracts for example in pensions, healthcare, industrial investment etc.

    I would agree with G.A. that this trust is starting to break down, as for example the British public question their involvement in M.E. wars, angrily reject the lies of politicians such as Tony Blair and question why their Brexit vote is being ignored. In Western Democracies, voting is of crucial importance, and Nigel Farage has stated that if Britain does not leave the UE on the legislated final date of 29th March 2019 (Hard/ No Deal Brexit), then he will lead a new nationalist “Brexit Party” to fight the (collaborationist) Conservative and Labour parties to ensure that it happens.

    The US public is also losing trust, and may well follow the same line in backing a new party (and leader) to truly enact “America First” (rather than just talk about it), and provide a new democratic route to oppose the (Zio-Globalist collaborationist) Republican and Democratic parties.

    The Jewish angle, is that the new nationalism threatens Jewish power, which G.A. is asking them to relinquish, and which of course they won’t, as they engage in ever more public and desperate threats.

  9. Nu Labour are the almost total inversion of everything my Methodist, anti-slavery, Chartist, (Owenite) socialist, Trade Union and Republican ancestors wanted. Blairites in particular are utter scum, and vicious tory patrician scum at that.
    Regrettably, our lot’s ablest advocates drowned in the slime of Brabant over a century ago. Or was it Flanders? Anyways a ditch in Belgium /France.

  10. @LostHopeless

    Not me.. never served nor claimed to have. My relatives who did and saw action are long dead.

  11. Jett Rucker says: • Website

    Perhaps my favorite Atzmon quote (I will paraphrase here), I remember from reading The Wandering Who:

    “As a child, I found myself wondering: What could the Jews have done over the centuries so as to gain such undying hatred among all the other groups they came into contact with?” Unlike most Jews, he continued in his search for the answer (and seems to have found some). The remark may have been made with reference to the Holocaust.

    • Replies: @Miggle
  12. Miggle says:
    @Jett Rucker

    Thanks for the quote. My copy should arrive in the first week of February, they say. In the meantime it may be significant that a Jewish child … well, as a child I learned about Father Christmas and the Tooth Fairy. Why was a Jewish child being told of Jewish victimhood at an early age? Why such a focus? Why the deception, which we now know from Jewish sources including Israel Shahak and Israel Shamir is what it is, perpetrated on a child? Little Gentile children are not trained to hate Jews. Many don’t even learn of the existence of the Jews prior to becoming adults. Why was a little Jew, little Gilad, being trained from an early age to hate Gentiles?

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